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Nice beach, quiet and clean

There is a Taco Bell right on the beach, with tables outside facing the ocean. Lots of surfers... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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Happy Hour at Nick's/Rockaway Beach

Slip back into another decade during happy hour at Nick's Restaurant at Rockaway Beach. Short... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Pacifica, California
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105 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3253
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

There is a Taco Bell right on the beach, with tables outside facing the ocean. Lots of surfers, only saw a few boats really far out.

Thank Gonnahavefun4eva
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We walked this beach several times, over 3 days. The local fisherman lined up, so it was hard to truly walk the water line. I picked up several pieces of fireworks and some small trash. We saw several whales from the beach.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Slip back into another decade during happy hour at Nick's Restaurant at Rockaway Beach. Short happy hour menu with snacks to accompany your rolled back prices of selected cocktails. Right by the ocean, spacious bar with many small tables and you can hear yourself speak...More

1  Thank JeanetteCool
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The breakers are magnificent here -- better than other nearby spots -- possibly because there is less beach and more rocks. The city and businesses have done well in constructing a small promenade with cable fencing, sculpture, benches, and parking close to the water. You...More

Thank calitexican
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Rockaway Beach is a great little beach. There is a walking path that runs along the ocean. You can sit on the small beach to the right or to the left of the beach for a break from walking and pop into Nicks for a...More

Thank AnnetteLH
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were able to enjoy a nice sunset! We stayed at a nearby hotel and were able get a great view from the parking lot! We didn't get to hike or enjoy the beach since we were passing through but never the less we enjoyed...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica on the first day of October. It was a beautiful sunny day. Views were nice. Tide was out.

Thank mini
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This short beach is between the hotel/restaurant and the see. Whale watchingnif you are lucky. Nice spot to eat a meal or picnic from a restaurant nearby

Thank Gui L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is the Pacific Ocean meeting the West Coast of California. Be prepared to get wet if the big rollers are pounding. Some surf but generally for the locals

Thank James L
Reviewed 14 July 2017

There have many days in the last 2 years that you can go to Rockaway Beach and catch the whales frolicking in the ocean. We were there last year and there were at least a dozen whales playing and breaching. Nice restaurants close by too.

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Response from calitexican | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, Donna, but I have no idea of what the rules might be, other than it's a public place, so any rules would, I think, be local ordinance and state law. (There are at least two restaurants close to the beach, and I do... More